In this funerals story exercise, take your knowledge of a Christian funeral ceremony and form a story around the scriptural truths based on the readings provided. The story should not be in the form of the biblical narrative time frame but more of a story that could be understood in this day and time that connects with our current cultural context. The story about a specific funeral can be one of personal experience or one you witnessed firsthand. Emphasize what the central truth is you want to be communicated in this story.
Review all assigned material.
Write a two-page double-spaced story that discusses your own theological understanding of Christian funerals.
How can it assist you in preparing for and leading a funeral service as a specific worship event?
What order/form/style will the funeral ceremony consist of?